Books and Monographs

A DISTANT PROMISE: A NEW BEGINNING - by Elvera Ziebart Reuer with Glaphry Duff, 1998. This sequel to "The Last Bridge" continues Elvera's story as she comes to America, her adjustments, her sorrows and her joys as an American citizen. She reflects back on her homeland of Arzis, Bessarabia, and gives us a closer look at the everyday life of her family and other villagers as well as the traditions and customs of the Bessarabian-Germans. The book contains many family photographs as well as photos of Russian-Germans life before the war and those taken in Bessarabia during Elvera's trip there in 1996. Soft cover - 235 pages.

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